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Col. Grover Ashley Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-07
Abstract

Files related to Col. Ashley’s time as Director of Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1970s-2012

Frank D. Barber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M563
Abstract

The Frank D. Barber Papers consist of campaign materials from Barber’s bid for the Mississippi State Senate in 1959, six issues of Southern Exposure from 1952-1953, and materials relating to the conferring university status on Mississippi Southern College in 1962. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying Mississippi politicians and the history of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1952-1953; ; 1959; circa 1962

David C. Berry, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M523
Abstract

The David C. Berry, Jr. Papers include the correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of USM professor and poet David C. Berry. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers focusing on the writing process or studying university professorships and family life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics in Berry’s poetry include the Vietnam War, marriage, divorce, and religion.

Dates: circa 1965; 1965-2020

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1953-2013

Dr. Roy G. Bigelow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M535
Abstract

Two items Dr. Roy G. Bigelow had with him during his time in France during WWI.

Dates: 1916, 1918-1919

Black Lives Matter Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M623
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to the Black Lives Matter movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 2020

Bolton Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M140
Scope and Contents This collection contains mainly photographs and correspondence pertaining to the Bolton Family of Newton County, Mississippi. Of the thirty-six photographs in this collection, very few of them are labeled and only five are dated. However, most of the images are from the late 1800s and early 1900s. The photographs are arranged by subject matter.The correspondence is divided into two parts: post cards and letters. The post cards are arranged chronologically, and then by recipient....
Dates: 1849-1918

Kate B. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M114
Scope and Contents The Kate B. Brown collection consists of a photograph of Miss Brown, various newspaper articles, letters sent by Miss Brown as director of the Memorial Fund at Mississippi Normal College, journals and addresses from her trip to Europe with the Carnegie Foundation, the address given by her when elected as president of the Mississippi Education Association, a letter to Miss Brown, a telegram regarding her health, and a report of the Mississippi Works Progress Administration.The...
Dates: 1918-1939

Katherine Brown Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M402
Scope and Contents

The Katherine Brown collection is a fascinating group of documents that shed light on the “Bootstrap” program at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Fleet C. Burkett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M607
Abstract

The Fleet C. Burkett Papers contain letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Burkett’s time at Mississippi Normal College and after. He was the oldest living alumni from the original class of Mississippi Normal College in 1912. This collection would be of interest to those studying about the beginning of Mississippi Normal College and student life at Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1912; 1985; 1996

Jackie Yelverton Burton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M263
Abstract

Memorabilia of Demonstration School of Mississippi Southern College,

Dates: 1939-1955

Demonstration School

 Archives
Identifier: AA07-8
Abstract

Photographs, a football jacket, newspaper clippings, postcards, etc. from the Demonstration High School on the USM Hattiesburg campus in the late 1940s.

Dates: circa 1948-1968

Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association Historical Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM16-40
Scope and Contents

Photographs, news clippings, programs, uniforms, and memorabilia related to The Dixie Darlings Alumnae Association.

Dates: 1954-2016

Anne Louise D'Olive Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M269
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a wide variety of materials gathered by Anne Louise D'Olive.

Dates: circa 1930-1980

Asha Burgess Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M443
Abstract

This collection contains materials from Mississippi Normal College.

Dates: 1913-1916

Faculty and Staff Biographies

 Series
Identifier: RG004-FSB
Abstract

These materials contain biographical and/or reference files relating to faculty and staff at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dates: 1910-2020

Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M398
Abstract

A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.

Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Claude E. Fike Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM93-2
Form of Material

Collection of materials that document the professional and social life of Dr. Claude E. Fike at the University of Southern Mississippi as a professor of history, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (College of Liberal Arts), and the director of McCain Library.

Dates: circa 1936-1994

Claude E. Fike World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M275
Abstract

Diary, ship's log, memoirs, correspondence, memorabilia concerning his service in the U.S. Navy with the Seventh Fleet near New Guinea.

Dates: June 1941-August 1993

Mildred Seymour Foster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M97
Abstract

Notes, news clippings photographs, scrapbooks, publications, other documenting the life of this Biloxi, Mississippi school teacher.

Dates: 1915-1993

Bertha M. Fritzsche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M289
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of biographical data and personal diaries that provide insight concerning the career, lifestyle, and personality of Dr. Bertha Maude Fritzsche. The material begins in 1929 when Fritzsche began teaching home economics at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), known then as the State Teacher's College, and continues until her death in March 1990. The collection is divided into two series: Biographical Data (1929-1987) and Diaries (1937-1990).

Dates: 1929-1990

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M325
Abstract

Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.

Dates: 1968-1999

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M367
Abstract

The Edythe Evely Gandy Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, films, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1910-2011

Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M509
Abstract

The Edythe Evelyn Gandy Personal Collection contains Gandy family materials, historical manuscript materials, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: circa early 1920s-1995

Susan Victoria “Vicky” Garraway Collection (AM15-102)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-102
Abstract

Vicky Garraway was a lifetime resident of Hattiesburg, a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and University of Southern Mississippi. She taught in the Hattiesburg Public School System and was a former flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. She served in the Hattiesburg Medical Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary and volunteer at the Abby Rogers Civitan Camp. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Dates: 1972-2001

General History Files

 Series
Identifier: RG004-GHF
Scope and Contents

The General History Files contain information pertaining to the history of The University of Southern Mississippi, as well as descriptions of current events. These materials include news clippings, photographs, programs, brochures, films, and other ephemera. Topics include departmental and organizational history, student organization activities, annual university events, and special programs.

Dates: 1910-2020

Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M660
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.

Dates: 1912-2010

Dr. John E. Gonzales Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M665
Abstract

This collection contains historical materials and various publications.

Dates: 1914-1996

Bonnie Carter Gooding Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-93
Abstract

Materials documenting the Lamar Elementary School, of which Mrs. Gooding was principal, and other Hattiesburg and South Mississippi public schools.

Dates: circa late 1800s-1960s

Linda B. Grantham Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM97-30
Abstract

Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and programs documenting the history of USM and Hattiesburg given by the former secretary of President Emeritus Lucas.

Dates: circa 1950s-2005

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Demonstration School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) (1926-1963) 3
Gandy, Evelyn, 26th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (Edythe Evelyn), 1920-2007 3
Student Printz (1927-) 3
Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 2
Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 2